In the wake of the tragic murders of good Christian people in a Charleston church last month, there has been some talk of more gun control. But as we have seen since the 1960s, gun-control laws simply do not work because murderers don’t obey laws.
Hillary Clinton has no compelling rationale for a presidential run save to be the first female president. She is further hampered by her record. After serving as first lady, senator from New York and secretary of state, it remains that only failures stick to her name.
Kim R. Holmes’ analysis of the Supreme Court’s interpretation of today’s world is a gem (“The Supreme Court: Speaking power to truth,” Web, June 29). Mr. Holmes writes: “Self-prescribed identities trump everything, including nature. What and who is to separate reality from delusion?”
Congress and President Obama should focus on defending against possible nuclear-missile attacks by expanding and upgrading our Ground-based Midcourse Defense Missile System (GMD). It is our best homeland defense against missile strikes and has proved reliable in many tests and experiments.
The Washington Times’ editorial “Snark and bias alert” (Web, June 28) observes “government-supported radio and television has grown fat and comfortable, paying enormous salaries to executives and administrators. The warp in the presentation of the news has grown steadily more evident. If they continue to take government money, PBS and NPR should submit to monitoring by an independent and effective monitoring panel, as David Cameron has prescribed for the BBC.”